Jared (JairĀ“id)

The antediluvian son of Mahalalel (Gen 5:15-16) and father of Enoch (Gen 5:18-19); he lived a legendary 962 years (Gen 5:20). Listed as the fifth person following Adam in the pre-Flood genealogy (1Chr 1:2), he is sixth from the beginning in the genealogy cited in (Luke 3:37).

Gen 5:15-16

15When Mahalalel had lived sixty-five years, he became the father of Jared.16Mahalalel lived after the birth of Jared eight hundred thirty years, and had other ... View more

Gen 5:18-19

18When Jared had lived one hundred sixty-two years he became the father of Enoch.19Jared lived after the birth of Enoch eight hundred years, and had other sons ... View more

Gen 5:20

20Thus all the days of Jared were nine hundred sixty-two years; and he died.

1Chr 1:2

2Kenan, Mahalalel, Jared;

Luke 3:37

37son of Methuselah, son of Enoch, son of Jared, son of Mahalaleel, son of Cainan,

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